2014 Stanford Cardinal Football Road Schedule
The Cardinal are coming off of yet another amazing season in 2013,
a year in which they went 7-2 in the PAC-12 and 11-3 overall to solidify themselves as one of the best teams in the nation.
Stanford has a reputation of being one of the top programs in the entire nation and continue to make waves from one season
to the next, even though they have to play in the ultra-competitive PAC-12 against plenty of other powerhouses. But the Cardinal
have no interest in backing down from a challenge, giving you plenty of reasons to put down the remote and head out to see
the excitement first-hand as the Cardinal look to get right back to the top of the conference. This team is returning a new
group of talented youngsters that have fans thinking this program can take it even a step further, which would plunge them
back into the discussion for the national title. Home games at Stanford Stadium are sure to be absolutely rocking throughout
the season, but the road games can be every bit as exhilarating if you love the Cardinal. Come out to a road game against
Washington, Notre Dame, Arizona State, Oregon, Cal and UCLA, there are all types of opportunities to hit the road with the
team and see if the Cardinal have what it takes to make a move in the PAC-12. Once you're there in the middle of a heart-pounding
matchup that could go either way, you'll definitely be glad that you're not anywhere else.
Football Team Info
The Stanford Cardinal have a long and iconic history in college football, dating back to 1891 to
make Stanford one of the oldest organized football teams in the country. Some of those seasons include appearances in prominent
bowl games like the Rose Bowl, Orange Bowl, Sun Bowl, Liberty Bowl and many others and this is a program that has developed
some electrifying players who have gone on to the next level, making this a team where you can find many of the brightest
stars of both today and tomorrow. All-time great quarterback John Elway was a Cardinal, as were Jim Plunkett, James Lofton,
Tony Gerhart and others have dominated for the Cardinal before heading on to the next level, and you never know who is going
to become the next Stanford superstar.
NCAA Football Experience
There is nothing quite like being in the
stands when the game is on the line late in the fourth quarter, as the intensity gets taken up to a whole new level. Sure,
you could see a glimpse of the action from your tiny little high-def TV, but that only yields a limited experience that simply
pales in comparison with the real deal. Being there with thousands of your fellow fans for all of the crucial moments of a
big game makes an enormous difference that your entertainment system simply can't keep up with. On the road, you'll even end
up with a completely different perspective on your favorite team, providing all of the incentive you need to head out with
the rest of the Cardinal fans this season as Stanford looks to once again be a major factor in the PAC-12.
Cardinal Football History
Looking back at the history of the Cardinal is to see some of the best teams in the history
of college football. The first win of the 2014 season officially marks the 700th all-time win for the Cardinal, which points
to the viability of this program over a long period of time on its way to becoming one of the most recognizable football programs
in the nation. Boasting College Hall of Famers and some serious legends of the gridiron as alumni, the Cardinal are never
short on major talent and continue to be one of the very best teams in the elite PAC-12 conference, which makes all of their
games major events around campus. With the Cardinal looking to again challenge for a PAC-12 title, college football doesn't
get any better than this.
Stanford Cardinal Football Trivia
Did you know that Jim Plunkett is the only
Cardinal to win the Heisman? Though the Cardinal also boasted superstar quarterbacks like John Elway and Andrew Luck, only
Plunkett ended up being a Heisman winner, which he accomplished in 1970. Additionally, three Stanford players have finished
second, including Elway, Luck and Gerhart.
Stanford Cardinal Football Fans
Whenever the Stanford Cardinal
football team plays at home, it is at the historic Foster Field at Stanford Stadium, which first opened in 1921 and has gained
the loving nickname of "The Farm." Throughout the season, though, the Stanford Cardinal also play many games away from Stanford
Stadium and hit some of the best venues on the West Coast and beyond, making for some amazing contests as the Cardinal look
to prove their one of the top teams in the country. Doing that will require a few big road wins, and fans know there isn't
a better feeling than being there when the Cardinal silence the home crowd.